Victoria Center / PZP Arhitectura

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Architects: PZP Arhitectura
Location: Bucharest,
Authors: Liviu Zagan, Dan Balaneanu, Costin Beekman, Robert Popescu, Razvan Blendea
Colaborators: Aukett Fitzroy Robinson – Paul Philips, Monika Mayova
Engineers: Popp & Asociatii, Miga AirVent, Conseng
Project area: 14,000 mp
Project year: 2005 – 2010
Photographs:  Andrei Margulescu

ground floor plan

Being placed in one of the most representative areas in Bucharest for the mix between the historic value and the future brought by a very strong business district, the plot on which this project was developed was subject of an unsuccessful development in mid 90’s. After almost 10 years from this attempt a new developer revalue and redesign the office building initially proposed , respecting the A+ standard and all BCO Guide norms on one side and on the other side the historic context.

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Cite: "Victoria Center / PZP Arhitectura" 05 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=100933>

10 comments

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    I can think of two buildings in Dublin alone that look like this. This building is clichéd and it’s juxtaposition beside the older buildings embarrassingly shows how far the standard of design has fallen.

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    a difficult context to conform to, but a handsome building on its own. out of place, but you’ve got to wonder what citibank insisted on despite an architects interests..

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    The concept of transparency in higher levels and the solid constructin in lower was a try to answer on a context? Could be better maybe with a bit different materials…

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